Wilson, Geoff and Ferrer, Joachim (2005) Management of patients with complications from heart disease. In: Smetzer & Bare's textbook of medical-surgical nursing: first Australian/New Zealand edition. Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Broadway, N.S.W., Australia, pp. 791-818. ISBN 1-920994-00-9Full text not available from this repository.
Today, the patient with heart disease can be assisted to live longer and achieve a higher qulity of life than even a decade ago. Through advancements in diagnostic procedures that allow earlier and more accurate diagnoses, treatment can begin well before significant debilitation occurs. Newer treatments, technologies, and pharmacotherapies are being developed rapidly. However, heart disease remains a chronic condition, and complications may develop. This chapter presents the complications most often resulting from heart diseases and the treatments provided by the health care team for these complications.
|Item Type:||Book Chapter (Commonwealth Reporting Category B)|
|Additional Information:||Chapter 30. The publication is based on Brunner & Suddarth's textbook of medical-surgical nursing 10e. Multiple copies held in the USQ Library at call no. 610.73 Sme.|
|Uncontrolled Keywords:||management; heart disease; nursing|
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|Date Deposited:||20 Oct 2010 03:59|
|Last Modified:||23 Mar 2012 04:13|
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